As summer turns to fall we can enjoy the poetry of leaves turning and seed heads developing. It may feel as though the best of the garden is behind us, but there are many plants just hitting their stride. Here are some to plant now (or next spring!) that will shine in your autumn garden.
This is a beautiful yet tough tree with pretty fan-shaped leaves that turn brilliant gold in fall. It’s one of the last prehistoric trees and can be seen in fossils that pre-date dinosaurs. Hardy in zones 2-8.
This article was originally published in August 2016 and updated in August 2017.